Chances of getting into an ivy league? (added info)?
I have a 3.98 GPA, a 2150 on the SAT (horrible I realize, but I guess that's the best I could do :/), am vice president of National Honor Society, vice president of Students for Environmental Action, cross country and track varsity athlete, and am a member of Medical Careers Club, math league. science olympiad, and FATES (females for the advancement of technology engineering and science). I've taken all honors classes in high school (with the exception of two level 3 elective courses, which were mandatory for me to take), and am taking two AP classes this year with A's in them. As a senior next year I plan on taking 4 AP classes. I was invited to attend a People to people leadership forum on medicine at Johns Hopkins university, have taken a summer Health science honors course for non-credit at Tufts University, and also have 150+ hours of volunteering at local hospitals. I am assisting in a research clinic over the summer and also have an internship at Genzyme pharmaceutical corporation. I also have a part time job at Shaws supermarket lol. I've played the piano for 8 years and love it more than anything, and I have numerous portfolios with sketches I have done, which is also very important for me. Any help or advice would be appreciated, and please, be brutally honest with me. I do not want to head into the college admissions process with false hopes that I even stand a chance of getting into an ivy league (as you can tell, pre med is my life). Thank you very much. someone told me to add this info: I am 5th in my class, am from massachusetts, am white, have won recognition in the national piano playing guild auditions, and won the harvard prize book award
Asked By: jeanhamilton20 - 5/25/2010
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You're white? Too bad. Other than that misfortune, you're good for some excellent schools, if not the Ivys.
Answered By: PE2008 - 5/25/2010
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Wow. Amazing. You have a great chance of making it, if you can stick out of the crowd. And thats all there is to it. Ivy league admissions are extremely competitive, but doing specific things, such as sticking out will increase your chances greatly.
Answered By: AS - 5/25/2010
If your GPA is unweighted, you have the same chance as all applicants with such outstanding qualifications. From 7% at Harvard to 21% at Cornell... More
Answered By: ownpool - 5/25/2010
Fairly average chances.
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